An Ode to My College Roommate

Ode to Roommate photo by Joseph O'Connell

Aaron W. Voyles speaks of the unspoken communication of good roommates.

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Why SAT Prep Almost Never Works

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Are students just wasting their time and money with SAT prep courses and tutoring?

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Be more productive by….single-tasking? [video]


Multi-tasking can lead to doing everything but what you intended. So how about single-tasking?

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I’m Not the Only One Who Sucks?


Just what sort of company does misery love, anyway?

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An Open Letter to My Son’s Kindergarten Teacher


I’m giving my child to you. Please return him in the same or better condition in which you receive him.

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Vomit. Sorry.

Vomit Sorry photo by Brian Rosner

Aaron W. Voyles reminisces about the impact of debauchery on his freshman hall.

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How the Career Advice We Give Our Kids is Failing Them


The advice kids get about their career can have unexpected and unintended consequences years later.

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Howard Gardner on Multiple Intelligences and Education


The noted psychologist and educator asserts that there is no link between intelligence and morality.

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A Guy Like Me Isn’t Supposed to Learn This

Who Are You

We fear education because it transforms our identities.

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Examining the Axe Effect

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Aaron W. Voyles looks to body sprays and the Old Spice-ification of men.

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Don’t Have a BA? Apply Anyway, Guys


An interview with a business man who’d hire you without a BA.

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When Will You Grab Your Saw?

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Aaron W. Voyles looks at how the constructions of a superhero lead to violence.

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Teen Refuses to Walk At Graduation Without Twin Brother

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17-year-old Austin Coppola wanted to share the spotlight with someone special.

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I’m A Man Who Teaches Like A Catholic Nun


It’s time to get back to the basics, whether we like it or not.

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How to Remember What You’ve Learned

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We’re bombarded with information every day. But how can we remember it? Oscar Del Ben has some ideas.

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Art, Farming and a Safe Place For Boys to Discover Meaning


Is this a model for serious education reform? Theodore Richards and The Chicago Wisdom Project.

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